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TWAIN, Mark (CLEMENS, Samuel)] HOFFMAN, Heinrich
SLOVENLY PETER
Limited Editions Club, New York, 1935. Large quarto (9-1/4" x 12-1/2") bound in gilt-stamped red half morocco leather with color cloth sides with a lithographed design by LeRoy H. Appleton. Copy #1188 of 1500 numbered copies illustrated with water-colors by Fritz Kredel adapted from the original illustrations by Dr. Hoffman and hand-colored in the studio of Fred Fulton. Issued unsigned. BAL 3555. The First English translation of this German children's classic by Mark Twain with a foreword by his daughter Clara Clemens and an introduction by Philip Hofer. Quite likely the inspiration for the movie character Edward Scissorhands. Fine in glassine and a Fine chemise and slipcase with mild sunning. An excellent copy of an attractive book, not often seen in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
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